Beefed Up Rice

Fresh Cooked Beef & Rice with Dig-In Fresh


Don't Waste Your Efforts make Sure you add your Dig-In Fresh to make it complete.

Ingredients Using 500g of fresh minced Beef Using 1kg of fresh minced Beef
Beef, minced  500 g 1000 g
Spinach 75 g 150 g
Rice, white long grain 300 g 600 g
Egg, fresh 1 egg 2 eggs
Sunflower Oil 1 teaspoon 2 teaspoons
Fish Oil or Cod Liver Oil ½ teaspoon 1 teaspoon
Canola Oil ½ tablespoon 1 tablespoon
Dig-In Fresh  50 g 100 g
Yield (allowing for cooking losses) 850 g 1700 g

You WILL Need Dig-In Fresh! To make these delicious meals nutritious too!

The perfect combination of vitamins and minerals that is simply added to your homemade dog-food. The right amount of the right stuff to ensure your DIY efforts are made super tasty and super healthy.
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Nutritional Facts (ONLY when using Dig-In Fresh)

Servings Per Recipe: approx 10
Serving Size: see feeding guide below

Typical Nutritional Panel for Cooked Meal
Protein 14.5 %
Fat 10.1 %
Metabolizable Energy (ME) 179.2 kcal/100g
Calcium 550.4 mg/100g
Phosphorous 454.8 mg/100g
Calcium: Phosphorous balance 1.2
Zinc 112.8 mg/kg
Vitamin A 2701 IU/100g
Vitamin D 59.8 IU/kg
Choline 947.1 mg/kg
Linoleic Acid 0.79 %
Ratio Omega 6: Omega 3 Fatty Acids 5.24
Yield: 850g - 1700g Cook Time: 20 - 35 mins


Vegetable Preparation

  • Finely chop the spinach    
  • Microwave the spinach in a covered dish for 1 minute
  • Boil or microwave rice until soft
  • Drain spinach and rice

Meat Preparation & Cooking

  • Preheat frypan over medium heat, then add the sunflower and canola oils
  • Add the minced meat to the frypan and pan fry until completely cooked
  • If the meat is a little dry add some more canola oil
  • Add in the egg and cook through

Final Blending

  • Take the frypan off the heat and let it cool for a few minutes
  • In the frypan, mix the spinach and rice into the cooked meat mixture with a wooden spoon
  • Add Dig-In Fresh powder mix and stir it in
  • Add the cod liver oil and mix thoroughly
  • You can let it cool further and feed immediately or you can cool and store the Dig-In Fresh meal

Cooling and Storage

  • Into clean containers, spoon enough of the prepared food for each day for your pet. The amount of food your pet will require each day is calculated by their age, weight and life stage (see back of card for feeding chart).
  • It is important that the cooked food is cooled to below 4°C within 5 hours. This is best achieved by placing the containers in the freezer and thawing in the refrigerator when ready to use.
  • Dig-In Fresh meals can be kept in the refrigerator (below 4°C) for up to 3 days, and frozen for up to 3 months.

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Feeding Instructions


  • The food can be served straight from the refrigerator or warmed slightly in the microwave if your pet prefers it.
  • If the food is taken straight from the freezer, extend the microwave time so it is properly thawed.
  • After thawing, mix the food with a spoon to ensure that there are no cold or hot spots
  • Please test that the food is not too hot before feeding it to your pet


Dig-In Fresh meals are complete on their own but you can add dry kibble, if you wish.

Feeding Guide for our DIY Recipes

All recommended servings are indicated in grams per day

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